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The River Room

421 Ridout St N | inside Museum London, London, Ontario N6A 5H4, Canada
+1 519-850-2287
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“crab cakes” (5 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
421 Ridout St N | inside Museum London, London, Ontario N6A 5H4, Canada
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

My first time here was for a birthday brunch of about 15 friends which we had a reservation for (Sunday March 18, 2018). Upon entering, we were not greeted nor did any of the servers introduce themselves to us. The service was slow, they pushed...More

Thank AbbyR555
Reviewed March 18, 2018

the food was good and the view was nice but the servers were very rude. They were blatantly being sarcastic and rude to our face, never smiled or told us their name, never came to refill the water and seemed annoyed every time we asked...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

A pleasant surprise for me. My first time in this lovely little restaurant housed at the London museum. There is so much light in it! If you sit by the window you will have a nice view of the river. Lunch was terrific. I had...More

Thank gourmetathens
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed a Saturday evening thanks to the service, food, and location, in that order. The server Matt, I believe is his name, was attentive, informative and friendly. A blast, actually: sharing his wine, culinary and life expertise. The food was, except...More

Thank carmenincanada
JESS J, Owner at The River Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thanks so much Carmen! I'm sorry your pheasant was overcooked. I'll have a talk with the chefs. ...super glad you enjoyed everything else! Best! Jess

Reviewed January 11, 2018

As I had mentioned in my previous review, I come here quite often, so I thought I would update my review. On this particular occasion, I visited for a corporate dinner. The service is always great, which makes it a very pleasant experience overall. I...More

Thank winder g
Reviewed January 3, 2018

The venue is unique, with a view of Ron Benner's Photgraphic and Water garden Installation. Very comfortable facilities. Ask to reserve a view of the garden and the Thames River. It is my go to spot for calm, professional non-intrusive service. A great spot to...More

Thank hamoody2018
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Sunday brunch, with a glass of wine, in an elegant environment, with a view of yhe forks, followed by a tour of the Gallery -- a very nice way to start the day. We come back, often!

Thank RegQuinton
Reviewed November 4, 2017

If your looking for a great brunch head to the River Room. My wife and I have eaten there a half dozen times and it's always GREAT! The view of the Thames river is a added bonus.

Thank Phil d
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

GREAT FOOD!!!! So I ordered a teeny bit more to go! The salmon latkes are amazing and so is the lakes Caesar! I overheard someone saying the pumpkin ravioli is to DIE for.

Thank Chipndan
Reviewed October 25, 2017

One of the best places in London for Sunday brunch with lovely views across the Thames river. Excellent, creative menu, beautiful presentation and always delicious. Well trained attentive (but not overly) staff. Couple with a visit to the museum for a well spent few hours.

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JESS J, Owner at The River Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Thank you very much!

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January 19, 2017|
Response from JESS J | Property representative |
Hi! We do weddings in the River Room. We don't rent it out (meaning you can bring in your own food). And yes, there are additional charges depending on what set up is required. Please call the office for more information at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Ridout St N | inside Museum London, London, Ontario N6A 5H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  London
  • Phone Number: +1 519-850-2287
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